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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - August 8, 1919, Winslow, Indiana The Winfelo VOLUME 22 Caátor oil at Everett^s. Go to Wisdom’s for lace and embroidery. New line of fountain syringes at Everett’s._ Powder, dynamite, fuse and caps at Cooper’s -StCre. Exra large California olives, per can 35c at McLanghlins. Matilda Get straw at the Winslow Mill. A nice Everett’s. _ Pineapple, sliced, McLaughlin’s. liife of fancy stationery at WINSLOW, PIKE COUNTY, INDIANA, FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 8, 1919 large can, 45c at Buy your perfumes ders at Wisdom’s. and face pow- her McConnell is visiting son Charles in Ea^t St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Fluge ^ir of Petersburg, visited friends here Sunday. Col Sherman Hendron of Flat Creek, was in town on business Tqesday. Dr. Green’s improved sai’saparilla. gaaranteed for rheumatism. Everett’s Rexall Store. ♦ Mary Maner of OIney, 111., is here visiting H. E. Dedman and family Good conditioned cow for sale. Bargain if taken at once. George' Kam-merer. Dispatch office for Notary work. Those famous Rexall Everett’s._ kinds Everett’s._ visiting relatives of shoe polishes at Laura Poehleio is and friends in Cannelton burg this week. and Hunting- Siege) Coleman left last week for Ft. Clark, Texas, where he will work with Dick Evans. Trustee I. N. Barrett of Lockhart township, was attending to business matters in town Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Orbie Johnson of Sim-town are the proud parents of a fine girl born to them Sunday. Rev. E. M. Hale, wife and son Eph spent Sunday in Oakland City visiting with Forest Hale and family. Morton Woolsey, a good citizen of Lockhart township, was attending to business matters in Winslow Wednesday. . Mike Horstmeyer who spent several months in the overseas army returned home last week having been discharged from service. Miss Amy Flint is here from Indian apolis visiting her mother, Mrs. Putnam^ Richardson, and other relatives and old friends. Do you like the neighbor who is eternally borrowing and never returning? Now tell the truth, do you? Of course not. Nobody does. The stork stopped with Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kammerer who live near the Wilder school house, Saturday and left a fine girl with them. ^ Alex Sloan, a good citizen and prominent veteran of Augusta, was in Winslow on business Tuesday.    * John Jordan and Robert Shb^aon. plrofoinent Monroe towpsbip mtiaens, were attending to business matters in Winslow Tuesday. John Survant of Madison, 111., is here visiting old friends. John had the misfortune to be robbed of his railroad > ticket and $45 in money as he started from Madison here. Charley Tisdal and children and his mother, Mrs. John Copeland who have been here visiting with relatives and friends for the past two weeks retomad Saturday to their home in Indianapolis. The chronic kicker doesn’t seem to realize that there are railroads and dirt roads leading out of the town he so tbordbghly dislikes. You couldn’t find a better town old fellow, but why not try to build one for yodr own satisfaction? Call us when you want an auto and driver for any trip, long or short. Everett Fettinger. A fine line of Davenettes and Daven-étte sets. Come in and see them. Cooper’s Hardware ,Store.^, Elijah Barrett, a prominent citizen of Littles, was attending to business matters in Winslow Saturday. J. W. Chance and family of Evans* ville, are here visiting relatives and old friends while Jim takes his vacation. The home of Minuard Scales in Stkn-dal, was struck by lighnting'during the electrical storm Tuesday. The damage was slight.' Art Whitehead, a prominétit farmer of the Flat Creek bottom neighborhood, was attending to business matters in Winslow Tuesday. If our paper is meeting with your approval as a newspaper tell your neighbor who is not receiving it. If it is not meeting your approval, tell us. Wanted—Some one to handle Hopkins Old Times Fertilizer. High grade goods, good prices. A postal card will bring all particulars. Hopkins Fertilizer Co., New Albany^ Ind. Mrs. H. M. Pierce of New Madrid, Mo., is here visiting with Mr. and Mrs-Lon Williams and other friends. Mrs. Pierce formerly resided here where she has many friends. She was formerly Mrs. Lou Hamilton. - - * Warrick Coleman has sold his drug store and cold drink establishment to Willian| H. DeBruler. This is a popular soft drink establishment. Mr. DeBruler steps into a nice business. Mr. Coleman has not decided what he will enter. ,--v' The 48th birthday of Levi Royalty and the 60th birthday of Mrs. C. E-Barrett were celebrated at Mr. Roy alty’s home with a big dinner Sunday a week ago. About 80 friends and relatives were present and a good time reported by those present. Trustee Sam Pipes of Marion town-shipr was looking after business matters in town Tuesday. For Sale or Trade—A new 4 room hbuse in Mt. Carmel, Illincis, 3 squares from Southern depot. Carl Klusroeier. Roy Willis and wife, prominent people of the Cato neighborhood, were mingling with friends in town Friday. Dr. Frank W. Bethell, wife and son Frank of Petersburg, spent Saturday and Sunday here visitng with relatives and old friends. The Patoka river ditch case is still in court with the remonstrators having their inning. If the court decides that the ditch is to be dog a petition will at once be presented to continué up the river to the county line dredge and straighten. The end of the trial is not in sight.    . .-— V Earl Keith, son of Mr. Mrs. and John Keith south of town, suffered a broken right arm Sunday, He was playing ■catch and went to throw the ball just his best when the bone in bis arm snapped as he delivered the ball. The break is above the elbow. He is about ^5 years old. The Petersburg races last week v!^e about the most successful race meet tfiat association bas<ever held. Large crowds attended each day. About t^ie most interesting program was the automobile race of Saturday. There were eight entries in the automobile race. One car met with an accident and turned over slightly injuring the driver. The board of town trustees in regular monthly session Monday night transacted very little business aside from allowing claims. Claims were allowed as follows: John Wilder, mar-ahal salary, $76.00; Public Utilities Co., street lighting, $67.41; W. E. Mc-Neely, street work, $26.20; George Miller, same, $5.00; Geoi^ Miller, same, $11.66; Scott Richardson, same, *6-40; James Stpebens, same. $8.10; George Richardson, ^eame, $18.60; John Jones, same. $18.00; James Myers, ««me. $9.90; J. Rteffel, sewer. ’    $21.40; Eekell' Berlin, street work, ¿$87.60; Clyde    ••me, $i&40; Jmmm Harper, eenie. $18.20; A. J. Beoriiif, tmMUi prlotldig* $«>¿20; W. J. Ceeper. $$ppile«, $6.7ai^? Claude L. Lance left last week for Terre Haute where he willl mske his home. Before going away he was given a big dinner in honor of his return safely from overseas. He spent the week before goiiig to Terre Haute «»¡th bis grandmother. Mrs. Sylvester Lance, of Spurgeon. Farm for Sale—80 acres in Monroe township, in the coal field. An ideal, farm with all improvements first class. 5J miles south of Winslow, a lively town in the great mining district. Has about 6 acres timber, lev.el land. Could give possession this fall if sold shortly. Terms cash. Asahel Ashby. * ^  >/ During the storm Tuesday afternoon lightning struck the home of E. P. Richardson, Jr., south of town and set the house on fire and tore a hole in the chimney. The lightning struck the kitchen flue, ran along the comb of the house, made a bole in the chimney and went down the water spout. Mr. Richardson was at home and quickly ex-tingnished the flames. The damage will amonut to probably>'$50 not count-^ ing for any scare the family had. Card of Thanks—To the'many friends and neighbors who were so kind and helpful to us during the aieknest ^and after the death of our wife and daughter, Mabel Burns, we desire to extend our thanks. Also the M. E. Sunday School for the 'beautiful floral offering and especially Mrs. Maude Pruett who stayed and did all she could until the last. We* know God will bless every áct of kindness. James F. Burns, Frank Bee and Children.    ^ The Ricadonia ball team of Evansville was here Sunday and carried a nice package of defeat home with them. The game at Rivereide park reaulted in a victory to the locals, the •eore sUnding 7 to 1. The Evansville team was composed of a nice bunch of young fellows who made many friends with the ball fans. Next Sunday the Plainville team will be back to play off the ^e game they played with the locals two Sundays ago. At the close of the 10th inning these t^ms were tied when they were Inpt from playing farther by the expira^ndf the time by law. These teams aie number of belt fens will belieré to ^ the game which M sore ttrte be e ding-•r.    • Charley and Will Bee of Gillespie, ill., were here last week attending the funeral of their sister, Mrs. James Burns whose funeral was held Friday forenoon from the Methbdist church. To run a newspaper without occasionally publishing an item that is untrue, or without giving offmise, is like running a railroad without having accidents and smash-ups. It can’t be done. _ . Fred Buechele and wife, E. P. Rich ardson, Jr. and wife. Curtis Russ and wife spent Sunday in French Lick making the trip by the flivver route They took their dinners and had a fine time. _ A lot of good correspondence has been crowded out this week. We are sorry to have to do this but must take the advertisements when they are offered. Our correspondents will please send their items ahead. Trustee Reece Burns of Monroe township, was attending to business matters in Winslow Monday. He was accompanied by J. A. Wiggs. Mr. Wiggs gave us a fine twist of tob|icco of his own raising that sure tells of-high quality of Pike county tobacco. Has it ever occurred to you that w orn out range wastes money in bum ing fuel and spoiling food? A range expert who will have charge of the Majestic demonstration during the week commencing August 25 will shcuw you how the Majestic range cuts down household expenses. Cooper’s Hardware Store. Some of that good hay like you got last year for sale now. J. S. Johiison. SoBte oil, finest lamp oil in the World 24c per gallon at McLaughlin’s. Before you buy life insurance investigate the merits of the Metropolitan. George E. Brewster, Agent. ' Mrs. James McConnell and son James Jr. of East St. Louis, returned home Sunday after a week’s visit with home folks. Call at Everett’s store when' you want to make an auto drive. We are ready to do auto livery at any hour,^ day or night. Everett gallon at Lestus Fettinger has -scld hfs property and is preiw^ing to move to Oklahoma to make his future home. He will hold a sale of his personal property next Saturday afteraoonh beginning at one o’clock. All the household goods and good Ford touring car will be sold. The terms are 6 months with 6 per cent, interest. Rev. Will Hargrave of Plainville, is here visiting relatives and old friends. .Will filled th^ pulpit at the M. E. church Sunday evening and delivered an excellent sermon to s large and appreciative audience. Rev. Hargrave is á native of this county who has many friends who are pleased that he is making good in his chosen work. Th^ offer of a set of kitchenware free to every purchaser of a Majestic during demonstration week Is genuine. It is an out-and-out gift to every purchaser of a Majestic range and the price of this range .with a reputation remains the same. See this demonstration during the week commencing August 25 at our store. Cooper’s Hardware Store. When one reflects upon the ease with which men of ordinary business prudence can be swindled out of their hard earned money by a plausible scamp, it is scarcely surprising to us that the sbamp flourishes as be, or she, does. The slang proverb says that ”a sucker is born every minute,” but iA seems that the birthrate must be somewhat more rapid than that, judging from the number of people who are duped every day and the number of sharpen who gera Jivli^ by duping them. Prof. Abo L. Looser will be superintendent of the Winslow ^schools the coming year. I^f. Elmer Beadles who has been superintendent of the Otwell schools will be principal. • Carl Harmeyer will be back as assistant principal and coach. Misa Mollie Mc-Kiddie of Oakland City will have charge of the domestic science. This makes* a strong combination for the schools the coming term. Prof. Looser has been principal for seversl years. He is a strong man in the school room, being one of the best school organisers end disciplinarians in the country. Fb>í, Beadles has been eminently sue- r fol. . Mr. Harmeyer held the place comes to before being called to the Fence‘Posts for Sale—Gall at the bank if you want fence posts. Deliver them in any lengths order calls of. See G. A. Hurst or D. A. Tis^l. No boy or girl need be ashamed of living on the farm, for if they have taken advantage of what it has offered tb^ are well fortified for after life. Roscoe Ashby who but recently returned from overseas after several months service, visited his mother, Eliza Ashby, south of town last week. He is working at Johnston City, III. pbie Jones, a good farmer of the Flat Creek neighborhood, was looking aft^r business and shaking hands with friénds in town Friday. He was accompanied to town by his. brother, John W. Jones. Good vinegar 25c Laugbiin’s. ^ Monta .^sbhy, a good ^farmer south of town, was attending to business matters in Winslow Friday. Clarence Pfersinger, a good citizen of south-west of town, was mingling with friends and attending to business in Winslow Friday. Hauling—I have a new truck and am prepared to do hauilng of any kind at any time or any place. Telephone me when you need the services of a first class drayman. Dan A. Tisdal. Traveling men that come to our town remark that we have a very pretty town. Yes, We have a pretty town and by the number of traveling men that come here regularly we know that we must have a business town. When you buy a range that has proved itself to be the best, your money bas been well invested. The Majestic demonstrator will, during the week commencing August 2g^show you why the Majestic is the best and why it actually saves you money. Cooper’ Hardwarde Store. A birthday dinner was given Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Otterbein Pancake, in Monroe township, in honor of Mr. Pancake’s birthday. A large crowd of friends were present *and all had a good time. John ScbuBchard of Louisville. Ky., spent Sunday and Monday here the guest of John A. Stephens and family. Mrs. Schuscbard ^ had been here for several days and accompanied him home. He made the trip in a filler. ' Kenneth Lendalt Bryant, 7 iq^ths and 20 days old son of Mr. and Mrs. Hairy Bryant died Sunday at their home in Oakland City. The Bryants have lived in Oakland City but two weeks, biding moved \from here. The remains ofrbe little boy were brought here Monday, the funeral service having been held from the Baptist church by Rev. E. M. Hale. Bural was in cemetery. 'fhe busy men and women of the world are they who have^ attained greatness. Many such báve ensured hardships and practiced rigid econoniy to enable them to meet the demands of a large family add the greatest men this country has produced have been men who. having labored with hands and birain, after acquiring a competen cy, remember the years that are gone, and admit that their working years were their happiest years. Have you seen the new clock in the front window of the First National Bank? And have you figured it ouV what makes the hands go ’round? Anyhow as you go home late, at night you can see just bow late you are getting in andiwill know what kind of a tale to tell about what time you got in. Its a favor the bank has done us poor folks by giving us a town clock^o that we can tell the time. The clock is in the front window and is a novel affair. Stop and see it. Mr. and Mrs. Norris Stone of Marion township, were in town Saturday They have sold their farm near the Spraggins school bouse and have pur chased a farm in Oregon where they will move in a few days. They will hold a public sale of all their personal property. 'Tuesday. August 12th. See the advertisement of the sale in this issue. _ A11 those interested in the Pleasant Grove cemetery are requested to meet with the congregation on Saturday August 16th when an all day service and basket dinner will be held. The cemetery will be cleaned after which Rev. A. J. Hedges will preach in the forenoon. In the afternoon the pastor. Rev. James Jones will preach. Bring your baskets and stay all day. The trustees of the churcFi and cemetery are George Sullivan, Joe Cox and George M. Jones. ei^y and he fs a atrong c<^h and «e large rfrele e€ friihids. pret^ evenly matelied and a    •iWImtroetor.    We predict tliat nntnhMP nV K&ll Vun Mill    ^____i____L-.t      ...    .    . ^ eoesii^ aclieel term will be^itaeef tha beM in $i«|ii«b»jr of    mrnHmm ugktiboou No small amounf of celebrating has been done in Petersburg aince luesday when the commissioner^ algned the order for the new $250,000 00 court Jhouse 'to be built on the site of the pfesent structure. Very few people outside of the steering co/nmittee knew that the order was to be passed at the August meeting of^ the board. Celebrations have ^jeen the order of Hie day and night ever since. They feel that the court Jpouse is the same as built regardless of how the taxpayers of the county feel about it. it is said that the town bas done more celebrating than It did oyer the ending o(_tbe war. ^^illiam O. Medcalf died apéjíenly in Petersburg Thursday caused by heart trouble. In company with his wife be was driving into town in a buggy when he was suddenly taken sick. His wife called to some men on the sidewalk who went immedietely to him. They lifted him out of the buggy but he died almost before they could get him out pf the buggv. Deemised was 76 years and 7 days old. His home is east of the Gum Tree school bouse in Washington townablp. He had gone to Petersburg with his wife to attend to some business matters when \ie was stricken. The rerosips #ere removed to th^ Brenton & Harris undertaking rooms where they were prepared for burial and then remioved to bis home. Ur. Medcalf was • veteren of the civil war and was a. splsedid eklkm- who .. eommandfd the respeet and eet«ep|.as( «a Clyde McGIasson arrived home fratn the army Saturday night. Cecil Thom as, who served in the army, came down from Indianapolis and in honor of these two Scott and Sherman Pirkle and Elmer Green a bfig dinner was spread at the heme of Mrs. Jane Me Glasson south- of town Sunday. A large crowd was present ard an enjoyable time pot in the whole day. Out of the five boys in the one family who entered the war only Scott Pirkle received scratch. He was wounded in the foot. With this issue of The Dispatch the serial story we have been running, •‘Wolves of the Sea,” closes. Next week the first chhpter of our new story “The Magnificent Ambersons” by Booth Tarkington starts. We consider this the best serial story we have ever been able to secure. It is a Hoosier story by a Hoosier author and our readers will be missing something if they do not read this story. Tell your neighbors it starts next week and if you don’t want to lend him your paper be may be induced to come in and subscribe for one for himeslf; The new Saints church has been completed and was used for .the first time Tuesday evening for the regular prayer service. The church will be formerly dedicated Sunday. Septapnber 14th. Some of the best preachers of that faltb will be present at the dedication i^rvice. This new building is one of Mie prettiest small church buildings in the county and is well built and made comfortable on the inside. The building is heated with a furnace placed in the basement, is electrically lighted. In front is a vestibule and a large porch in front of that which not only adds to the beauty of the edifice but to the convenience. A large crowd is expected to attend the dedication service. __ Joseph S. Johnson v'ho has been supeñntendent of the W:inslow schtiols the past two terms and waa selected for the coming term, has resigned to accept the auperintendency of one of the Warr schools in Evansville. That we must give him up is regretted by the entire community. Jiside from his high-grade work as a sperintendent of schools be is a valuable man in the community. He was alviays awake to every community interest and took an active part in ell the activities of the community. Last year when the fohools •Mallard, that good coffee pound at McLaughlin’s. Elder D. B. Moore will preach at tlie Christian church Sunday morning amt in the evening. His subject will be "Baptism.” Frank E. Heuring who was in an Evansville hospital three weeks where be suffered the amputation of one 1^, was brought home last week and is getting along nicely. He is able to he up part of the time and will soon be able to be out. J. G. Sims came in ftom Flat Creek Saturday and brought oé the price of a new shirt. "Pap” is getting ready for a trip to Kentucky this fall and expects us to furnish some clothes for the trip that be had not worn «mong his friends over there. So if you hear him urging our subscribers to pay op it is 80 we can get some new clothes to lend him for the trip. Noble Hellmsn, son of Mr. and MeaP^ John Heilman died Thursday at their home east of Velpen after being sick two weeks of typhoid fever. He was 19 years old and was one that common--ity’s splendid young men. His was a promising future as he was a bright young man. Besides the parents many friends mourn his death. The funeral service was held Friday afternoon from the Baptist church in Velpen. Rev. C- E. Barrett conducted the funeral service. Burial wa in the Velpen I. O. O. F. pemetery. TTobart Russel! waa killed in the Princeton coal mines Monday afternoon. He was caught by a fall of coal. He lived about an hour after the accident happened. He was a well known young man about town. Three weeks ago he went to Princeton and to<^ a job in the Princeton mines. He went from here Nto the army last year and had been back but a few months. He worked in Ayrshire mines when he lived here. He was born in Lockhart township where he lived unt . gQod-sized boy. He was about 25 . e old. The remains were brought Tuesday to Hosmer to his grandparents. The funeral was b®ld Wednesday at Pikevllle, burial being in the Stilwell cemetery. At the meeting of the county commissioners Lee Harris was' appointed to Purdue.. Oscar Hadlock and S(d Johnson were appointed viewers cm the Logan Harmon et al road north of Winalow. On the John Scales, et al road In Monroe township Frank Com and Jack Ross were appointed viewers. The Morley Whitman 'road in this township waa ordered advertised. Another road petition was received under the county unit law. The new road proposes to run from Velpen to White Oak. Road No. 1 under the county unit road law was ordered to be estimated. This is the proposed road from Stendal to Otwell, through Velpen. An estimate of the coat is ordered to be submitted when the road will be advertised. l$Mr wido w aiMl two TIieMeral were so bedly cripped on account of the ibfloenxtf epidemic he maneged to poll the schools through in fine •bcpe ip tbet wban vcbool clofted'tkf pupilif were in excellent eondiOmi with the work of the year., T|l« eatire eomma^lty will Mgrct «Q kMi    ^Jeliuon.^^M^tbs cehoel* «• wefl m ikaaa be -aM    i|a-aaarilml    mm peepibway Petersburg is to have a new court house the first cost of which is to be ¡(250,000.00. The order for the erection was made by two of the county commissioners during the session Tueat-day. Just as the ^ard was ready to adjourn the August session a number of Petersburg citizens walked into the Auditor’s office, made a neat little speech around and then presented the order to the county commissioners with the instructions to "sign here” which Commission^ Damewood and Commissioner Wiliis readily did and the trick was turned. By thit order the county council which meets the first Monda:^ in September will be asked to appropriate ¡1250.000.00 f9r the erection of a new court house in Petersburg on the sitel of the preáent building. The supposition is that the county council will make the approriation as it is also supposed that the Petersburg citizeWs in charge of the steering committee knew Whether the council would make the appropriation before having the architect draw the plana and specifications of the new building and having the commissioners order the erection. Commissioner Charles Katter refused to sign the order for the new building. But two is a majority and the new building'Will be erected whether Mr. Katter wants it or not. With the $800000.00 of nsw roads proposed tMMbr the county pnit road law. $20f00lkQ8 ordersd to be appropriated for the eireetien of ep^lie library end msowN ^ .riel for Petersburg and a 260,006¿$$¿ ’ eoart b^me for Peteabaig seeme Pthe county bbtpayera will be going aeoMi. u pieperty appreieeineat has baa^ absat diabMdattd with the $$99,OOO.i^ rh oi baade Iseoed to pay iptsiaegV’;. ibm WOm eaaaHjt taxpayer «MittlaBliito bta o|ini ia tba./ anaesiadaiftiM tin MOl

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